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what kinda headers is everyone running on a v8 5.9? i want something that will add alittle power and better flowing exhaust but i dont wanta be spending alot of money,

Im going to be doing headers to a hollowed out cat into a magnaflow muffler. What kinda headers should i run?
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I'd recommend JBA, you can do the stainless finish for economy, the ceramic and ti coatings are more expensive.
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JBA, Pacesetter, and Kooks are good headers, and like was said, getting a set of 409 stainless is the least expensive way to go, the coated ones retain more heat which is beneficial to under hood temps.
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I've had JBA's before. Got them coated. They worked well!
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I would say JBA or even Paceseter. They are the most economical way to buy headers. If you want to get the power you are looking for look at long tube headers. They will give you the most power possible since the flow is a lot better. If you go with shorty headers you will not see significant improvements and might be a little disappointed. Shorty headers are a little cheaper but dont let that temp you into buying them haha.

I know there are guys on here that have gotten shorty headers. Maybe they have seen some gains but long tubes will give you more.

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JBA's for shorty's , Pacesetter for longtubes .
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Those are definitely two good headers! I would go with long tubes since you'll be able to get more power outta them. I can get either header for you! Just let me know which one you want.
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headman is what i have. i like them. dont add much. but sound great and of course lets the truck breathe
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I run pacesetter loand im very happy with long tubes and im very happy with them. i picked mine up for $262 so not a bad price. but not coated figure ill get some wrap.
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